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Saturday, June 22

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Explore the Cincinnati Art Museum with the entire family. Weekend tours and art carts allow guests of all ages to interact with “touchable” art objects for a memorable hands-on experience.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Florence Branch, Florence

Learn more about an artist and create in their style. This month — Banksy.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Monday, June 24

Clifton Branch Library , Cincinnati

Get ready for Monarch Migration with the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District. Learn about the Monarchs’ amazing migration and unique metamorphosis, then create life – cycle art using pasta and paint. This program is for children in grades 1 – 5. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, June 25

Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods location, Milford

June 11 and June 25, spend the morning finding inspiration in nature at the Schott Nature PlayScape, then turn that inspiration into a beautiful artistic creation. All materials supplied. 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford

Gather inspiration from nature and create a nature themed craft to take home. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Greenhills Branch Library , Cincinnati

Teens can make galaxy slime that is out of this world. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: Teens

Clifton Branch Library , Cincinnati

Start with a clear base nail polish and then choose from earth minerals, clay, mica and glitter to create a customized color. Presented by Carisa Bunten.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Thursday, June 27

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate the Fourth of July with some firework painting, star spangled necklaces and flag making! Stop by to join in on all the fun! Stick around for kid-friendly yoga in the UnMuseum following each Art Play session.

$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

Show and Tell has gone to the bugs; come learn all about entomophagy and see what eats the insects down on the farm. Children will enjoy themed hands – on learning activities, a craft and tasty snack. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Friday, June 28

Happening thru:

, Fairfield

Sensory preschoolers will love making discoveries with hands-on crafts and activities; kiddos can also run their way through obstacle courses, bounce on large trampolines, explore open gym mats and so much more!

$ Categories: Classes, Crafts, Dance, Playgroups, Support Groups Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, June 29

Governor Bebb MetroPark, Okeana

Butler County is rich with vibrant Native American culture; families can experience and honor Native traditions with this fun day of celebration. There will be drum circles, dancing, singing, vendors and historical interpretation tours led throughout the day at the Pioneer Village!  

$ Categories: Crafts, Dance, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, June 30

Shawnee Lookout, Historic Cabin Area , North Bend

Reeds or shakes, over and under- learn the basics of weaving and make a simple basket. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Living History Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the museum; kids will have the opportunity to make moon rocks and then test their impact with this cool, creative program! 

$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Nature, Science Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Monday, July 1

Madeira Branch, Cincinnati

Children 6 – 12 years old can explore the life of Kit through stories, snacks and crafts. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, July 2

Happening thru:

Glenwood Gardens, Highfield Discovery Center, Cincinnati

Discover, experiment and create; from poetry to pottery, take a glimpse at nature’s architects, engineers and artists.  

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, All ages

Norwood Branch Library , Cincinnati

Paint a rock, post a picture to the Norwood Rocks Facebook page, then go on a rock-finding hunt. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Symmes Township Branch Library , Loveland

Celebrate the joys of mud with a story of how dirt helps put dinner on the table; then kids will have the chance to paint using mud! 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Avondale Branch Library , Cincinnati

Gather at Gabriel’s Corner for a special family Summer Adventure: Read on the Green. There will be African drumming, storytelling, games, prizes, refreshments and more.  

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Music Ages: All ages

Wednesday, July 3

Sharonville Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about African-American artist Sam Gilliam and make an art project using his techniques. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 6

Big Bone Lick State Park, Union

Celebrate the 4th of July in style- campers can create a red, white and blue tie-dye shirt from 10 – 11 a.m; then stick around to get dolled up for the parade at 4 p.m., interpretive staff will have decorations like beads, balloons and paint to help with the patriotic transformation. The parade will begin… Read more »

$ Categories: Crafts, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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